Grüner Kolonialismus in Honduras

„Honduras is open for business!“ (S. 9), skandiert die offizielle Politik jenes mittelamerikanischen Landes, das weltweit am stärksten von den Auswirkungen des Klimawandels betroffen ist (ebd.). Ihre Programmatik des totalen Ausverkaufs verspricht nachhaltigen Umwelt- und Klimaschutz sowie gesellschaftlichen Wohlstand für alle gleichermaßen.

Gaza – Destructive Reconstruction Part 4: Depoliticizing the Palestinian struggle

Gaza is not a natural disaster. It is man-made, the result of deliberate political choices. Chris Gunnes This is the final article in a series, which has analysed how the destructive aspects of reconstruction attempts in Gaza, are part and parcel of much deeper, structural problems in international aid and emblematic of the overall approach of international actors to the Palestinian struggle for justice and liberation.

Gaza: Destructive Reconstruction Series

“Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas told a summit in Egypt cash was “insufficient” without a political solution. Israel, which has been fighting Gaza militants, refuses to allow building materials into Gaza for reconstruction. […] Hamas […] was not invited to attend the one-day conference. […] All but essential supplies are still subject to Israeli blockades at the crossing points into Gaza. Building and raw materials deemed by Israel to be useful …

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Canadian Firms Develop Guatemala by Exporting its Riches

On September 27 of 2009, Adolfo Ich Chaman approached a group of well-armed security officers, prepared to represent his Maya Q’eqchi’ community in rural Guatemala. His family was one of many affected by a nearby mountaintop removal nickel mining operation owned and operated by HudBay Minerals of Toronto. Adolfo Ich Chaman was a schoolteacher whose community, along with many others from the region of Izabal, had survived harassment, forced eviction, and …

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